Nuchal cord

What is Nuchal cord?

A nuchal cord occurs when the umbilical cord becomes wrapped around the fetal neck 360 degrees posing risk of intrauterine hypoxia, fetal distress, or death.

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my ultrasound result yesterday revealed that my baby has a loop of cord in proximity to his fetal neck I am now 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant i am...

doctor1 MD

Nuchal cord, as this is called, is quite a common phenomenon and the frequency increases with advancing gestational age. As such, not much of...

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Hello doctor..
I would like to know what does the following sentence mean in the sonography report for my pregnancy:
A loop of umblical cord is...

doctor1 MD

hi,welcome to healthcare magic forum.YOUR sonography reports indicates that umbilical cord-round the baby's neck.As such there is no complication...

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hello doctor........... i am in 36 weeks of pregnancy. my expected due date is 21.01.2013. my scan report taken on 02.01.2013 reveals that----...

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Thanks for writing to us.
Your scan report shows a normal growing baby with normal amniotic fluid and placental localisation. It is not...

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